illative

Definitions of illative
1

adj relating to or having the nature of illation or inference

“the illative faculty of the mind”
Synonyms:
inferential

adj resembling or dependent on or arrived at by inference

“an illative conclusion”
Synonyms:
inferential
deductive
involving inferences from general principles

adj expressing or preceding an inference

“`therefore' is an illative word”
Synonyms:
deductive
involving inferences from general principles

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